Tuesday, February 18, 2020
http://www.firstpost.com/business/banks-vs-petrol-pumps-finally-indias-economy-planners-confront-the-complexities-3195740.html Epayment:India’s economy planners finally confront the complexities Epayment has become a troublesome term. The decision of petrol pumps to ban the use of credit/debit cards shook India’s economic planners.  Hurried confabulations finally brokered a deal which would defer the decision...
http://www.firstpost.com/business/budget-2017-with-polls-nearing-will-uttar-pradeshs-farm-sector-industry-get-a-boost-3195220.html Budget proposals that could swing voter sentiment - I: Will agriculture get priority in Budget 2017, on the eve of Uttar Pradesh elections? (With elections being announced for many states, including Uttar Pradesh, many believe that the budget to be...
http://www.firstpost.com/business/find-out-how-indias-vastly-unexplored-7500-km-coastline-can-generate-millions-of-jobs-3170668.html India's coastline and waterways can create millions of jobs In many ways, India looked a gift-horse in the mouth for decades. And the gift was water. For centuries, India ignored the seas.  It has a 7,500 km long coastline which it...
http://m.firstpost.com/india/demonetisation-if-govt-gets-rs-6-lakh-cr-windfall-what-will-it-do-with-the-funds-3118020.html Demonetisation: New assets and liabilities for the government The markets are abuzz with rumours that the Reserve Bank of India might soon announce an interest rate cut on the one hand, and that tax rates too could be expected to...
http://m.firstpost.com/business/how-a-robust-water-transportation-can-help-india-drastically-cut-its-freight-costs-3116440.html Indian waterways - a game-changer Expect India's waterways to see a dramatic transformation within the next few years. On the anvil are 111 waterways as national waterways for navigation (though only some of them are often talked about – see...
  http://m.firstpost.com/politics/demonetisation-atm-chaos-pm-modi-should-have-gone-after-8-lakh-wealthy-farmers-not-common-man-3104572.html More black-money could be collected from 8 lakh 'farmers' than through demonetisation The demonetisation drive of the Narendra Modi government is expected to flush out black money. By demonetising Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes, the government has rendered illegal...
http://m.firstpost.com/world/democrat-minority-politics-send-chinatown-plumping-for-trump-other-asians-may-follow-suit-3074222.html Democrat minority politics send Chinatown plumping for Trump, other Asians may follow suit RN Bhaskar Oct 26, 2016 17:13 IST With the commencement of early elections, there is growing unease in the Hillary Clinton camp. Most Chinese in and around...
http://m.firstpost.com/business/watch-jnpts-neeraj-bansal-explains-how-the-port-turned-around-despite-a-numbing-trade-slowdown-3053152.html JNPT's turnaround During the past one year, JNPT has embarked on a journey towards transforming itself. As Neeraj Bansal, deputy chairman, JNPT, puts it, in the past one year the "progress of JNPT has been fantastic”. Throughput at JNPT's terminals...
http://m.firstpost.com/business/china-spectre-is-only-in-indias-mind-new-delhi-cannot-afford-to-ban-chinese-goods-3055522.html Boycotting China is a joke If you are an Indian, even a short walk through China's cities will tell you that few people in this country even think of India as an adversary. This is quite unlike Hong Kong where...
http://www.firstpost.com/business/as-parliament-readies-for-gst-debate-supreme-court-to-decide-on-entry-taxes-2899728.html Are entry taxes unconstitutional? Even as the Narendra Modi government prepares to give one big push to the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in the Monsoon Session of Parliament that began on Monday (18 July), a legal doorway has been...